Park Life – Useful Public Art

New identity and posters for Park Life – Useful Public Art, a project in Banbury by Eastside Projects.

Erith Lighthouse

Erith Lighthouse is a pavilion on the Thames at Erith, designed by DK-CM to host a series of events throughout Summer 2017. We designed the graphic identity including menus, aprons and posters.

Good Growth by Design

We designed the document for Sadiq Khan’s new policy on the built environment in London including the Mayor’s Design Advocates, launched at the LSE yesterday.

Wealdstone Youth Workshop

Wealdstone Youth Workshop is a new public design project for Wealdstone, in collaboration with eight young people between 16–19 years old.

RMIT

We were at RMIT in Melbourne today to discuss some of our public space based work with a mixture of under grad and post grad students.

Melbourne Art Book Fair International Symposium on Typography

We have been down under to speak at the National Gallery of Victoria at a symposium was curated by Brad Haylock. It was a pleasure to share the stage with Sara De Bondt, Vincent Chan, Catherine Griffiths and Radim Pesko.

Cornish Family Prize for Art and Design Publishing

We had the pleasure of judging the prize along with Sara De Bondt, Su Baker, Vincent Chan and Radim Pesko. Congratulations to Marc Johnson and Baldinger Vu-Huu for receiving first prize for their book fecund lacuna / lacune féconde.

Blackhorse Workshop Birthday Party

Invite for Blackhorse Workshop celebrating a new extension to their building, their third birthday and a new materials library. Save the date!

Help me spend £6k

Workshop with Rosalie Schweiker for her participatory budgeting public art project Help me spend £6k, at Eastside Projects in Birmingham.

Raceway

Record cover for Tom Gaynor’s new track Raceway.

Central Parade Planters

Planters with engraved lettering in Portland stone for Central Parade on Station Road in Harrow. With architects Mark Projects.

Unite Against Dividers

Graphic identity for the arts activation weekend Unite Against Dividers, please support the crowdfunder here.

Take a line for a walk

We contributed with a couple of our Camberwell briefs to the book Take a Line for a Walk, edited by Nina Paim and coedited by Emilia Bergmark – get it here.

Ealing Road

Prototype for new signage for Ealing Road in Brent, London with architects Mark Projects.

The Alternative Artschool

We gave a talk today about labour exchange and structures of education for the Alternative Art School.

Potatoes are immigrants

We’re helping artist Rosalie Schweiker designing posters, t-shirts and stickers. Here is one of them. Buy the t-shirt here.

Art House Foundation

Signage for Art House Foundation in Hackney. Website coming soon.

Orpington Leisure Centre

We designed this decorative pattern for the flank wall of the Orpington Leisure centre made out of coloured mortar in between the bricks, for and with architects East.

EUnity

We are doing a workshop with students at CASS and Rosalie Schweiker today to make banners in support of staying in the EU.

2060

Our students at Camberwell have been working on projects which speculate on how we might be living in the year 2060, and have been using design as a mechanism to influence our potential future. They have organised an event in the Wilson Road car park this Friday. Please join us.

JERWOOD SPACE WEBSITE

We have designed a new website for Jerwood Space and have been working with Thomas Adank on a new set of photos of the space.

TABLEAUX

We are, with Åbäke, screening three films on Wednesday night from 6.30pm at Assembly Point. Please come along.

SOUTHALL PARK

New bespoke wayfinding signage in Southall Park in collaboration with DK-CM

THIS IS A VOICE

Installing the vinyl in the entrance for the exhibition This is a Voice at the Wellcome Collection which opens on Thursday 14 April.

BRITAIN IS NOT AN ISLAND

We’ve supported artist Rosalie Schweiker in printing some EU friendly posters. See more on the project here: GBisNOisland

EALING ROAD FESTIVAL

Poster for the Ealing Road Festival in Wembley.

OPEN/CLOSED

Open sign in the window of Toymaster in the Greenhill ward of Harrow. We have been helping locals form an action group which aims to give them a stronger voice for influencing changes in their area. In collaboration with Mark and The Means.

GRAPHIC ARCHAEOLOGY

Today we are running a public workshop with Peter Nencini where we will be looking to explore visual depictions of Loughborough through object compositions and digital drawing. Taking place in the Market Town Corner, Carillon Court Shopping Centre, Loughborough from 1.30 to 3.30pm.

DESIGNING AND EDITING

Talk and discussion at the RCA with Zak Keys and Critical Writing students about the role the designer plays in the editing process. We discussed some of the reference material (above) that informed the design of The Aspen Complex and how we co-edited Sub-Plan with 2 architects and 16 students.

SELLING SPRAWL

Workshop with ADS2 at the Royal College of Art. The students were asked to design a hoarding and project a vision for their future building. The architectural unit is lead by Finn Williams, David Knight and Asif Khan, with Jack Self as a visiting critic.

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF THE MUSEUM?

Our redrawing of Johann Steingruber’s Architectural Alphabet printed to accompany Sam Thorne’s article in Frieze Magazine.

BANK OR BET?

Our submission for Ideapedia. Idea magazine invited designers to submit images and words related to their practice in order to form a graphic design encylopedia.

IDENTITY AND PLACE AND LOUGHBOROUGH

We are currently working with Peter Nencini on a commission for Radar where we have been asked to think about identity and place in relation to Loughborough. As an extension of this commission we were part of a series of talks which included Finn Williams, Robert Harland and Åbäke.

Image shows a ladybird easy reading book using the Initial Teaching Alphabet – a simplified writing system designed to teach children to read more easily. Ladybird publishers originated in Loughborough

LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

We are giving a talk at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival.

TRAVELOGUE SUMMER SCHOOL

Screen printing the covers as part of the Travelogue Summer School in Porto where we ran a workshop. In an attempt to understand the social and political climate of the city the students produced an alternative guidebook to the city.

NORTHWOOD RECREATION GROUND

Pavement slabs to show you the way to the rec.

Ellebo

Identity for the residents association of Ellebo Garden Room, Copenhagen. With Adam Khan Architects. After we had sent this to Adam he told us that behind the community centre on the estate there is a garden of Christmas trees. ‘It’s an odd place, the last time I visited it was full of white cats.’ We had no idea.

INDEPENDENT STATE OF CAMBERWELL

We are currently working with students of Camberwell College of Arts on establishing an independent state in South London. With contributions from Jeremy Deller, Ken Garland, David Knight, David Cross, Jane Lyster, Kevin Brownlow, Rory Hyde, Olya Troitskaya, Spacemakers and Åbäke.

TAXI!

One of the new shopfronts in Hounslow designed in collaboration with Alex Rich and architects Mark Projects.

SAINT ANSELM’S

Terrazzo letters for Saint Anselm’s Church in Southall.

KONSTFACK WORKSHOP

Image shows two Walter Benjamin books from the Konstfack library. One of the covers got damaged and was remade by the librarian.

SOUTHALL MARKET CARPET

Our new entrance mat is laid at Southall Market.

RIDE THE TUBE

Flyer for charity bike race Ride the Tube.

BUILDING RIGHTS PUB QUIZ

As part of the V&A Friday Late we celebrated the launch of Building Rights through a Planning Pub Quiz.

ON TIME

We have been working with students from Camberwell College of Arts and Zurich University of the Arts along with the Swiss Embassy to make the exhibition On Time now open in the foyer of Southward Council, 160 Tooley Street.

A MANIFESTO FROM THE COALFACE OF PUBLIC PLANNING

Launch of the Novus manifesto – calling for a bolder future for public planning. Finn Williams has reunited the Radical Institute Group to join the debate.

EXERCICES DE STYLE TYPOGRAPHIQUE

Launch of the book Exercices de Style Typographique with students form La Martinière in Lyon after a one-week workshop.

WALTERS WAY

As part of Into the Fold in the Camberwell Space we will be taking participants on a visit to Walters Way in Honour Oak Park. Walters Way is a series of thirteen houses that were built by the people who were to live in them using the architect Walter Segal’s timber frame construction method. Meet us in the Camberwell Space on Thursday at 10am.

IF FIBONACCI WAS A CONCRETE POET

Tomorrow night we will be giving a short presentation on our submission for the new GraphicDesign& publication Golden Meaning. The event takes place at the Design Museum.

RUNDGANG

Our workshop with students of System-Design at HGB Leipzig culminates in the Rundgang exhibition opening tonight.

BUILDING RIGHTS

Building Rights is being launched by David Knight at the Royal College of Art tonight.

BLACKHORSE WORKSHOP

Blackhorse Workshop is a new public workshop providing access to tools and affordable workspace in Walthamstow, opening tonight!

NON-ESSENTIAL FORMS

We ran a lettering workshop as part of A Feral Studio at Glasgow School of Art based on Edward Johnston’s Essential Forms.

SOUTHALL

Testing the size of the lettering for the new sign at Southall station. With DK-CM.

JERWOOD SPACE

Installing new way-finding signage at Jerwood Space.

TYPOGRAPHY SUMMER SCHOOL

Giving a talk at Typography Summer School with Fraser Muggeridge and Other Means.

LO! A CROYDON DIGEST

We were involved in the design and printing of Lo! A Croydon Digest. This documents the work of students at the educational programme at the Architectural Association as well as students from Croydon College. The design is loosely based on Jamie Reid’s The Suburban Press. Thanks Sigge Kühlhorn.

THE JAPAN FOUNDATION

We designed this leaflet for the Japan Foundation which describes all the projects they are involved in at the Venice Biennale, with a focus on their exhibition in the Japan Pavilion.

FRONT ROOM
Better Barkingside

We're currently installing the ‘Better Barkingside Front Room’ in the Fullwell Cross Library. The project will be launched at 3pm today. Please come and share your stories of Barkingside over some tea and cake.

THE LEAST BEAUTIFUL SWISS BOOKS

Last week we ran a workshop at ECAL in Lausanne, Switzerland. Here is the poster that the students made for it. We asked them to design new dust jackets for old books in the library. The books are now back on the library shelves for all to enjoy.

WOODEN JUBILEE

Today we are celebrating 5 years (give or take a few months) of working together.

GO DEEP OR GO HOME

We've made a sign and some beermats for an exhibition called Go Deep or Go Home at A.S.C. Gallery. The exhibition is curated but The Hut Project and includes work by Vanessa Billy, Rachal Bradley, Chris Evans, Sara Nunes Fernandes, Ryan Gander, Will Holder, Kevin Logan, Alek O, Sam Porritt, Matthew Richardson and Jack Strange. Our contributions were made with Eric Palmér.

QUESTIONS/QUESTIONS

We wrote a text for the book Questions/Questions – On art & design education, called 'How to get a free lunch from the rector (and David Hockney)' about what happened on our last day at the Royal College of Art in 2007. The book is edited by Charlotte Cheetham and Samuel Bonnet.

Image shows David Hockney at the RCA in front of his waxwork likeness from Madame Tussaud's

CALL FOR IDENTIFICATION

We've designed a submission for 6×6, a collaborative letterpress project between staff and students from six colleges across the country. This woodblock font has been in the Camberwell letterpress department long before any of the current staff and no one knows its origin. We thought this would be a good opportunity to put a call out to see if anyone can tell us where it's from. Please let us know if you recognise it.

THE MOST UNLIKELY OF DREAMS
The High Line Symposium

The High Line is a public park built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on Manhattan's West Side. We've just designed this newspaper for the High Line Symposium at the Garden Museum, which includes the co-founders of the High Line Joshua David and Robert Hammond's first talk about the project in Europe.

THE PROJECT ROOM

We've just launched a new identity for The Project Room which we worked on with Martin Frostner Studio. The Project Room, at the Swedish Museum of Architecture in Stockholm, is a new space which facilitates design and craft projects with a relationship to architecture and urban design. The current exhibition is Johanna Hellgren's Careful Companion.

ARTIST'S COCKTAILS HERE

We've created the menu and identity for a bar at Documenta 13. Artists' Cocktails Here is a bar by artists Ryan Gander and Mario Garcia Torres. The menu includes recipes for cocktails created by artists like Fiona Banner, Jeremy Deller and David Shrigley. It's also available in the winter 2012/2013 issue of 032c Magazine.